Master's Thesis


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The project builds on knowledge obtained during the 3rd semester project

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge on state-of-the-art and prospective technology solutions within the ICT field, allowing for technology and service development, and understanding of the contexts in which technologies and services are conceived and developed, including user requirements, market circumstances, and policy and regulation.
  • Must have well-founded knowledge of relevant theories and methodologies at specific level as well as at synthesis level, forming the basis for the analysis and development of technology and service solutions that relate to application areas and social and business challenges.


  • Must be able to apply the mentioned knowledge and methods to analyse, design, develop and propose innovative applications, services and solutions within specific application areas of ICT, that
    • are technologically well-founded,
    • meet end-user requirements, and
    • are validated from a market and business perspective
  • Must be able to analyse the potential and the implications of new technologies for the end users and stakeholders and contribute to ICT strategies and decision-making.
  • Must be able to analyse relevant methods to solve the problem, describe and assess the application of the chosen methods and discuss how the chosen methods influence the project results


  • Must have competencies in innovation and entrepreneurship within the field of ICT
  • Must have the competency to identify and delimit relevant problems within ICT with an engineering approach and apply relevant theories, methods and experimental data
  • Must have the competency to contribute to the creative use of technologies to resolve user needs and improve organizational processes

Type of instruction

The project is carried out individually or in a small group of maximum three members. At least one internal supervisor is assigned, who works with the primary subject within his/her research. Moreover, additional supervisors e.g. from industry can be involved in the project.



Name of examMaster's Thesis
Type of exam
Master's thesis/final project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleKandidatspeciale
Module codeESNICTEK4P1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship)
Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design